Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Friday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Leg Exercises for Riders to Gain Stability in the Saddle Lower leg stability is important for protecting both the rider and the horse. Try these exercises to fix wobbly legs and feel more secure in the saddle. Emotional strategy building where a horse is your teacher – GuelphToday.com Sky Blue Acres farm uses Equine Guided Learning to utilize a horse’s heightened natural ability to detect its surroundings to identify human emotions.   United Kingdom: Top riders head to…

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Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: What is Choke in Horses and How Can I Prevent It? Choke in horses refers to an esophageal obstruction, which can be life-threatening if not treated right away. Learn how to prevent it.   United Kingdom: Mark Todd’s Olympic eventer NZB Campino retires | Horse & Hound Mark Todd’s team bronze medal-winning ride at the London 2012 Olympics has retired from the sport but will remain on his yard at home.     United States: Parasite control in…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites New Zealand: It’s Tim’s time as Kiwi eventer claims World No.1 spot – Horsetalk.co.nz “For me, it’s the coming together of all the hard work, a strong focus and great partnership with my equine friends.”   Switzerland: Rider disqualified in boot rule fiasco has decision overturned – Horse & Hound Officials photographed the wrong set of boots and were also referring to a non-applicable rule when they disqualified the eventer.     United States: Prepurchase Exams for Upper-Level Sport…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Switzerland: FEI commits horse sport to climate action and environmental responsibility – Horsetalk.co.nz FEI has joined the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework.   United Kingdom: ‘It’s important for horses to hack’ says Charlotte Dujardin – Horse & Hound The top rider is backing Brooke’s annual Hack to Remember Day in memory of equines from the past. Spring seedlings pose Atypical Myopathy risk to horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Scientists exploring spring Atypical Myopathy find Hypoglycin A in sycamore samples…

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Monday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Foxhound and cat are ‘friends reunited’ – Horse & Hound A foxhound and a cat have renewed the great friendship that started between them when the foxhound – Belvoir Polish 10 – was a puppy Spring seedlings pose Atypical Myopathy risk to horses – Horsetalk.co.nz Scientists exploring spring Atypical Myopathy find Hypoglycin A in sycamore samples and rainwater.     United States: Is It My Horse, or Is It Me? – The Horse We might be quick…

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Sunday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Sweden: Swedish study reveals few potential pathogens in stallion samples – Horsetalk.co.nz The low levels of potential pathogens found was reassuring, the researchers said.   United Kingdom: How much are horses worth? Horse & Hound investigates… To help clear up what horses are worth at the moment, we spoke to several producers and sellers for their take on the situation.     United States: Managing Postpartum Metritis in Mares – The Horse The main goals when treating metritis (inflammation…

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Saturday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: ‘We must pull together’ to beat equine flu as outbreak roars on unabated – Horse & Hound The number of cases is likely to rise as the competition season continues, experts have warned.     United States: The jumps racing debate: Researchers find no common ground – Horsetalk.co.nz At present, the arguments used prevented any movement towards shared solutions to the danger of jumps racing,” researchers report. Eventing legend and horse recovering well after cross-country fall –…

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Friday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: 7 Questions to Ask Before Transitioning Your Horse to Barefoot If you’re considering taking your horse from shod to barefoot, it’s important to understand the process.More horse owners are choosing to let their horses go barefoot these days. Here are seven questions to ask before you make the switch.   United Kingdom: Genius ways to add horses to your wedding without the real thing – Horse & Hound With wedding season in full swing, if you’re engaged chances…

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Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Can Horses Learn Behaviours by Watching Other Horses? Researchers may not be able to prove it, but many people believe horses can learn from watching others.Most equine scientists would agree that horses don’t learn new behaviours by watching other horses perform them. Do you agree with that theory?     United States: How 3D-Printed Scaffolds, Stem Cells Could Aid Fracture Repair in Horses – The Horse Scientists are exploring how 3D-printed scaffolds can help turn equine induced pluripotent…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Australia: Phar Lap’s shoes, bridle fetch $A34,000 at auction – Horsetalk.co.nz Phar Lap’s legacy still strong as dozens of items sell at auction in Australia.   United Kingdom: Flu: experts urge continued vigilance as more cases confirmed – Horse & Hound Experts are urging owners to continue to be vigilant over equine flu as 25 cases have been confirmed in six weeks.     United States: Horse Castration: Severe Complication More Common in Certain Breeds, Cases – The Horse…

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